View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

MMMM d, yyyy

Tolko commits to rebuild Lakeview sawmill after fire

Tolko Industries Ltd. said it is committed to rebuilding its Lakeview mill in Williams Lake, B.C. after it was damaged by fire.

WorkSafeBC standing by penalties for Babine sawmill explosion

WorkSafeBC said it is upholding its decision to impose more tha $1 million worth of penalties against Babine Forest Products for a major explosion and fire at its Burns Lake sawmill in 2012.

Exploring new markets for sawmill residues

Over the past few years, the lumber industry has been confronted with chip production above and beyond the demand, resulting in the creation of big surpluses in various regions of Quebec and Ontario.

New report asserts softwood lumber's economic impacts

A new report by Forest Economic Advisors (FEA), commissioned by the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB), highlights the importance of softwood lumber manufacturing to the U.S. economy and, in particular, the health of rural communities, the Softwood Lumber Board reports.

Logging truck accident leaves driver dead

An employee of a contractor working for TimberWest was killed this month when the logging truck he was driving veered off the road.
Featured News 

New softwood duties 'troubling,' but overall lower

“The U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision on punitive countervailing and anti-dumping duties against Canada's softwood lumber producers is unfair, unwarranted and deeply troubling,” Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, and Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, said in a joint statement. » Read more...

EACOM adds continuous kiln to Timmins operation

Eastern Canada’s first continuous kiln has found a welcome home in Timmins, Ont., at EACOM Timber Corporation’s sawmill operation. Mill manager Marc Fleury says the kiln has removed a bottleneck in the mill’s production. » Read more...

Spark Conference

November 6-8, 2017
Location: Alberta, Canada
» Learn More

Wood Solutions Conference

November 14, 2017
Location: Vancouver
» Learn More

Scaling Up Conference – Bioeconomy

November 27-29, 2017
Location: Ottawa, Canada
» Learn More